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Category Archives: General Information

Pixel Jar is Being Acquired

We are incredibly thrilled to announce that Jeffrey and I will be joining the new Crowd Favorite. We’re excited about the opportunity to work with Karim, Alex, and the rest of the team.

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WordPress Community Summit

I was notified today that I’ve been invited to the first WordPress Community Summit in October. I’m humbled to say the least. The list of invitees is chock full of top-notch developers, businesses people and community leaders. I can’t wait to go and represent the Orange County area.

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Backing Up Your WordPress Site for OC WordPress Meetup

I presented a quick talk on backing up a WordPress site at the Orange County WordPress Meetup. This is just a set of links and descriptions for examples I used during the preso. As always, do your due diligence when selecting a back up method. Find something that fits your site and your skill level for best results when disaster strikes!

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Secure WordPress with 2.8.6

WordPress 2.8.6 was released today. It includes some security fixes for vulnerabilities found by WordPress users. As always you can get the newest version of WordPress from the WordPress.org download page. We recommend always upgrading WordPress to the latest stable version available. If you don’t have the time or don’t know how, you can always […]

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Bleary-Eyed Blogworld Expo Experience

Over the weekend I had the opportunity to attend Blogworld Expo as well as WordCamp Las Vegas. Blogworld was pretty huge, but WordCamp Las Vegas was a much smaller conference within the main conference. I had the chance to talk with some really great WordPress users and developers. I really got a good sense of […]

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Liveblogging with WordPress for iPhone beta

About a month or so ago, I signed up for the beta test for the new WordPress for iPhone app. To my surprise, I was accepted into the program and have been trying it out as much as possible. The first beta app was really buggy, but I think that’s a good thing. It means […]

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WordCamp LA to OC WordCamp

Jeff and I had an awesome time at WordCamp LA (thanks Frosty!). It was great to connect with some like minded WordPress folk. I’m still telling people about the amazingly simple, yet profitable business model that Ben Huh (@benhuh on twitter) implements at icanhascheezeburger. The first day was great, but I have to tell you, […]

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Skype Headset Giveaway Results

Congratulations go out to Josh Penrod of Amish Robot for entering our little giveaway and winning the Skype headset and 30 minutes of talk time. We’re looking forward to that “thank you” call Josh. For all of you who didn’t enter, let this be a lesson to you. Josh only took a few moments to […]

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Skype Headset Giveaway

At our recent trip to WordCamp San Francisco, we talked with lots of vendors, potential partners and Matt Mullenweg himself. One of the interesting vendors we talked with was MySpace. It turns out that they’ve got  new WordPress plugin and (like all other social networks) an API for connecting their platform with other platforms. We […]

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WordPress 2.8 Available Now

WordPress 2.8 is now available for download!  WordPress 2.8 is nicknamed “Baker” after jazz trumpeter Chet Baker. What you should notice from the begining is that this version of WordPress handles and works faster than previous versions. The nice folks at Automattic attribute this to how they have “changed the way WordPress does style and […]

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